Posts tagged "Cucumber"

Meatless Monday: Thai Cantaloupe Salad

Meatless Monday: Thai Cantaloupe Salad
After last week’s juicy Watermelon Tomato Feta Salad, I’ve been fascinated by the savory and sweet combination of fruits and vegetables. I had some leftover cantaloupe that needed to be eaten.  By the time I cut it up, it tasted like sugar and sticky orange juice flooded my countertop. As a side note: ripe cantaloupe is a falsely underrated... Read more »

My Urban Garden is Planted

I’ve always heard Mother’s Day is the best time to plant your garden. The holiday is still days away, but my excitement couldn’t keep me away from getting dirt under my nails.  Fingers crossed old Mother Nature cooperates and it doesn’t get too cold. This is my third year planting in this space. Last year wasn’t hugely... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup

Today is the last night of Passover, and we still cannot eat bread and grains.  My chef sister-in-law, suggested a cold cucumber soup and mentioned how cleansing it is.  Below is the simple recipe. Cacik: Cold Yogurt Soup 2c plain yogurt1 clove garlic finely minced1 large cucumber, peeled seeded and shredded (box grater is fine-do over bowl to catch... Read more »